Category: Leadership

Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?

Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?
by Dawj Sangster- We have probably all encountered that one person that is really popular that everyone wants to meet or see. You want to be in their presence to learn and grow from their knowledge and experience. While this is all great, Mellody Hobson says that if you are that popular person, “STOP STEALING... Read more »

Three Things You Must Do to Build an Authentic Brand

Three Things You Must Do to Build an Authentic Brand
A Busy Woman’s Guide to Building an Authentic Brand By Jean Usen Who are you behind the glossy business cards and neatly arranged website? What does your business stand for? In a world of super-brands like Coca-Cola, McDonalds and Geico you may be doubting your ability to stand out among the fray. Nelson Jackson says... Read more »

Hell No! The 9 NOs for Friends & Lovers

Hell No! The 9 NOs for Friends & Lovers
By Zondra Hughes No is a powerful little word that is sometimes hard to say when a so-called friend or lover is staring you in the face, and asking you to cross a line. If you don’t say no when the favor asked will put you at risk personally, professionally, and, um, financially, you may... Read more »
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100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)

100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)
by Zondra Hughes Here are 100 New Year’s Resolutions designed to empower Chicks and fortify the Universal Sisterhood, so, please feel free to add your own.   I Resolve… To listen to my “first mind.” To shed the skin of self-doubt–and to shed those who make me feel doubtful. To never be ashamed of my... Read more »

Got a Minute? Boost Your Confidence and Morale at Work

Got a Minute?  Boost Your Confidence and Morale at Work
If you are in the minority at work, you may feel out of place. Solitary lunches and company un-invitations can be hazardous to your work morale, competence and confidence. And let’s face it Chicks— you can’t rise to the top if you’re feeling down and out. Video: Meet Crystal Windham, Director of Design GM North... Read more »

Photos: The BOSS Network Power Professionals Event!

Photos: The BOSS Network Power Professionals Event!
The BOSS (Bringing Out Successful Sisters) Network recently held their annual Power Professionals event. The event was held at the beautiful Society Art Gallery at 2140 west Fulton street in Chicago, and brought out over 100 women. Regardless of the rainy weather many women decided they wanted to be, “Poured into” from some of the... Read more »
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Father's Day and Beyond: Honor the Fathers...

By Yanni Brown This Sunday we will honor and celebrate Father’s Day.  Many will send mass text messages, give thousands of cards, ties, smell goods and more.  For others the day will go on as if nothing is different. There may even be a few shout outs to single moms wishing them a “Happy Father’s... Read more »

S L O W D O W N

by: Yanni Brown   Sometimes life will force you to slow down. As some of you may know I recently became a full time entrepreneur. What some of you may not know is that I’m also hard headed and strong willed. That translates to I have a hard time relaxing and doing what I suggest... Read more »

Listen Up… Grown Men Are Talking!

By Yanni Brown This morning I woke up wondering, doubting and thinking about love. The love that we sometimes give, take for granted, share, receive, lose or even bury because quite frankly sometimes the residue of love hurts. I’m often asked “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” We live in a world of givers... Read more »
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The 5 Power Smiles: Do it now!

The 5 Power Smiles: Do it now!
By Dr. Dawj Smiles matter. When I was a girl, I enjoyed playtime with my sister, who was a special needs child. Many didn’t–and still don’t–understand what it takes to really embrace and live with someone with special needs. We often had to deal with people making fun of us because she had special needs... Read more »